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D-I Soccer Considering Year-Round Schedule

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Sasho Cirovski is college soccer’s most passionate advocate, a guardian of the oft-criticized university development system, but the longtime University of Maryland men’s coach appreciates the need to evolve. That is why, as chairman of the Division I men’s coaches committee, he has joined forces with NCAA leaders, Major League Soccer officials and the U.S. Soccer Federation to radically change the landscape of the college game. They have proposed turning …

Furyk Ties Record, Shares Montreal Lead

Monday, July 28, 2014

Montreal — Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard. The 44-year-old Furyk, the 2006 winner at Hamilton and 2007 champion at Angus Glen, matched Petrovic at 10-under 130 on the tree-line Blue Course. The 47-year-old Petrovic followed his …

Penn State Hires Ex-Cal AD

Sunday, July 27, 2014

State College, Pa. — Penn State hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley. The 54-year-old Barbour replaces David Joyner, who announced he was resigning last month. Joyner took over at Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal and held the job for two and a half years. Barbour …

Encore, S’il Vous Plait: Montreal, Bruins Will Meet Again in Game 7

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Montreal — Max Pacioretty had a goal and an assist in the second period, Carey Price made 26 saves and the Montreal Canadiens blanked the Boston Bruins 4-0 on Monday night to force Game 7 in their Eastern …

College Roundup: D’Agostino Runs to 10,000M Title at Heps

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Abbey D’Agostino’s win in the 10,000 meters — an event she had never run collegiately — highlighted the Dartmouth women’s track and field team’s first day at the 2014 Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Championship. In pursuit of its first title in nearly four decades, …

Columbia Sweeps Dartmouth for Ivy Baseball Title

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New York — The current vogue of American sportscasting — guilty as charged, ESPN — is to refer to a series of scores or goals, regardless of length, as “unanswered.” The truth of the matter is once the …

Dartmouth Baseball Plays for Ivy Title Today

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Hanover — Spring is truly the season to be a Dartmouth College undergraduate. The green is filled day-after-day with students lounging on the grass, erecting volleyball nets, chasing a Frisbee. A few blocks down East Wheelock Street, however, …

Oregon State Cuts Ties With Obama’s Brother-in-Law

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis announced on March 28 that head coach Craig Robinson would return for a seventh season as basketball coach, even penning a strongly worded letter of support for President Obama’s brother-in-law. The …

Spring Dance

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Dartmouth College receivers Victor Williams, left, and former Hanover High standout Dan Gorman share dance steps after the latter hauled in a touchdown pass Saturday during the team’s Green-White spring scrimmage. The final score was 10-3 for the …

Split Decision: Dartmouth, Penn Will Play Deciding Game Today

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Hanover — Don’t go changing. That was the message among members of the Dartmouth College softball team Saturday after it split a doubleheader with Pennsylvania to begin the teams’ best-of-three Ivy League title series. The Big Green won …

Coach’s Call to Alleged Rape Victim Is OK’d

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Pittsburgh — Penn State football coach James Franklin did nothing “inappropriate” in contacting the woman who claims four of Franklin’s former players at Vanderbilt University raped her last year, a Tennessee prosecutor said Thursday. “I can’t comment on it much other than to say the statement we’ve always …

Big Green Softball Plays for Ivy Title

Friday, May 2, 2014

Hanover — Do you sisu? The Dartmouth College softball team does. Fourth-year coach Rachel Hanson presented the Finnish word to her squad before the current season started. It means, well, let’s allow senior co-captain Kara Curosh to explain. …

Canadiens Power Up in OT

Friday, May 2, 2014

Boston — P.K. Subban scored his second goal of the game at 4:17 of the second overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern …